Arthur Athanasiou

Partner, Thomson Geer

Area of expertise

Taxation advisory, with an emphasis on dispute resolution, particularly in the SME sector, with both the ATO and the SRO.

Qualifications

Master of Laws, University of Melbourne, Bachelor of Laws, La Trobe University, Bachelor of Economics, La Trobe University, Graduate Diploma of Accounting, Swinburne Institute, Admitted to the Supreme Court of Victoria and High Court of Australia.

About Arthur

Arthur has 30 years' experience in complex tax litigation and tax audit negotiations and settlements having practised as both a Chartered Accountant and legal practitioner. He also has broad experience in the taxation of trusts and SME entities, with an emphasis on Division 7A and high wealth individuals and family groups.

Arthur has extensive experience in all areas of direct and indirect taxation and has qualified as a Chartered Accountant. He has also held senior taxation and management positions in the transport and motor vehicle industries with specialist experience in logistics, supply chain, chain of responsibility, and contract warehousing.

Arthur is a Life Member of the Tax Institute and has previously served as President. Arthur has previously served as a National and State Councillor with the Tax Institute and has also chaired the Law Institute's Tax Law Advisory Committee for many years.

Arthur is an Accredited Tax Law Specialist and a widely published writer on taxation issues. He regularly appears in the mainstream media, and presents at tax seminars and discussion groups.